Barlow maneuver

Barlow maneuver

(bar'lō),
test for hip instability, with dislocation occurring with flexion, adduction, and posterior force.
Synonym(s): Barlow test

Bar·low ma·neu·ver

(bahr'lō mă-nū'vĕr)
Test for hip instability, with dislocation occurring with flexion, adduction, and posteriorforce.
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The Barlow maneuver is used to determine if a hip can be dislocated.
He recommends performing the Ortolani and Barlow maneuvers at every well-baby visit, as well as observing thigh creases and leg length.